Internet Searches for Acute Anxiety During Early Stages of COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: To understand the association of COVID-19 with anxiety on a population basis, researchers examined internet searches indicative of acute anxiety during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors: John W. Ayers, Ph.D., M.A., of the University of California, San Diego, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3305)

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